Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness at the Whitworth

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Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness at the Whitworth art gallery
Alice Kettle, SEA (detail), 2017.

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness at The Whitworth, Manchester, 1 September 2018–24 February 2019, free entry - Visit now

Thread Bearing Witness at the Whitworth is a major new series of large textiles and other works by Alice Kettle, a highly regarded contemporary artist who focuses upon stitch. The exhibition considers the themes of cultural heritage, refugee displacement and movement though the migration of stitches.

Alice Kettle: Thread Bearing Witness at The Whitworth, Manchester

1 September 2018–24 February 2019
Free entry

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